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  • 23-June-2021

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    Remaking the post-COVID World - Damon Acemoglu

    Labour markets and inequality in the post-Covid world. Daron Acemoglu’s research focuses on the political, economic and social causes of differences in economic development across societies; the factors affecting the institutional and political evolution of nations; and how technology impacts growth and distribution of resources.

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  • 10-June-2021

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    Rethinking Productivity: Insights from Neuroscience

    As part of the Neuroscience-inspired Policy Initiative this seminar explores how the latest innovations in neuroscience can help us unlock insights into how to optimise productivity.

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  • 11-May-2021

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    Socio-economic Resilience: What is it and how can it be enhanced?

    This inter-disciplinary panel discusses how to build and manage more resilient systems: one that places economics in relation to other critical fields such as the environment, engineering, science and politics.

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  • 28-April-2021

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    A Systemic Recovery

    The scale and scope of the existential problems we are facing are now evident. They are systemic and solving them will require rebuilding the whole system. This is the role of NAEC. Two years ago we looked at Systemic Collapse. NAEC has since been Confronting Planetary Emergencies with some of the world’s leading economists and will now facilitate a debate on policy approaches to develop the resilience necessary for a Systemic Recovery.

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  • 26-April-2021

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    Symposium on Systemic Recovery

    A Joint NAEC-OECD-Fields Systemic Recovery Symposium at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences bringing together world-leading experts on new analytical tools and techniques to help design and develop systemic recovery strategies.

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  • 9-October-2020

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    Confronting Planetary Emergencies - Solving Human Problems

    Covid-19 has shown how a health emergency can provoke severe economic consequences across the planet. The interconnectedness and interdependence of global systems means that any local crisis can rapidly scale up to contribute to planetary environmental, social, economic, and political emergencies. The NAEC Group discuss the urgent changes in analysis and action needed to tackle planetary emergencies and global-scale systemic challenges.

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  • 1-October-2020

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    Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe - Niall Ferguson

    Drawing from multiple disciplines, including history, economics, public health and network science, Niall Ferguson describes the pathologies that have done us so much damage: from imperial hubris to bureaucratic sclerosis and online schism. Covid-19 was a test failed by countries who must learn some serious lessons from history if they are to avoid the doom of irreversible decline.

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  • 24-June-2020

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    Science, Technology and Innovation in Times of Covid-19

    A workshop on science, technology and innovation in times of Covid-19, organised by the OECD Working Party on Innovation and Technology Policy (TIP) jointly with the OECD’s New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) initiative, as part of the 2019-20 TIP R&D project, and contributing to OECD-wide efforts in tackling the Covid-19 crisis

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  • 30-April-2020

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    Exiting and Learning from the Covid-19 Pandemic - Michael Spence

    Nobel Laureate Michael Spence discusses the exit and restoration of “normal” economic activity, specifically the close alignment between good health outcomes (containment) and speeding up the recovery. Professor Spence also discusses what appears to be large differences in performance across countries and jurisdictions in containing the virus. He looks at post pandemic recovery and longer term changes.

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  • 23-April-2020

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    Shock-proof: Building Resilient Systems in the 21st Century

    The Covid-19 pandemic has reminded us of the fragility of some of our most basic human-made systems. What sort of policies and strategies are required to make such systems more resilient? Some of the world’s leading political economic thinkers imagine a next world system, transforming thinking and action to achieve that vision.

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